Thursday, July 19, 2012

ZAKA Boards Bombed Bus In Bulgaria

Bulgarian authorities allowed members of Israelis ZAKA voluntary emergency response team that specialize in disaster victim identification, to board the bombed out bus, following the brutal terror attack on Israeli tourists that left 8 dead yesterday July 18 2012.

The ZAKA team will prepare the bodies of the victims for burial in Israel and search the bus for body parts that are to be buried with the dead according to Jewish law. Shimi Grossman, a member of the ZAKA team said,”From the moment we landed in Burgas we have been working at the scene and the hospitals, we have full cooperation with local police.” “We are working to bring all bodies to Israel as soon as possible,” said Matti Goldstein, the leader of the ZAKA team.

1 comment:

Ben of Ben's Tallit Shop said...

There's a striking picture of the ZAKA recovery operation showing a ZAKA worker lifting up an undamaged pair of tefillin from the wreckage.